BRETT

BRETT
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I'm a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and am registered member with the BACP. I am a strong believer that whatever difficulties or challenges an individual and/or couple are experiencing; therapeutic support and intervention are effective to understanding and notion of change.

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Brett currently works as a Mental Health Clinician for a 'Child Adolescent Mental Health Service' (CAMHS), in a specialist team for learning and physical disabilities. He has worked on the diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism and ADHD. His clinical practice includes working with adults, families, couples, children and adolescents in relation to behaviour difficulties, family complexity, emotional difficulties, trauma, anxiety and depression.
 
Brett has worked in Social Care, Education and Health for many years in a wide range of frontline teams dealing with safeguarding, risk, child protection, and with children, adolescents and adults with disabilities in hospital settings.
 
He has additional specialist training in working with families who have experienced domestic violence and ran a group for children/adolescents following a specific treatment programme for trauma after having witnessed domestic violence. 
 
To enhance his professional development, Brett trained and qualified as an Integrative/Psychodynamic Psychotherapist.  He is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Brett's clinical training included working with psychosis, forensic therapy, trauma, drug and alcohol addiction, families, and disabilities.
 
Brett has specialist skills in a number of therapeutic approaches including psychodynamic, existential, gestalt, transactional analysis, person-centred, and systemic psychotherapy. In specific cases he will also integrate CBT approaches into his therapy.
 
Brett provides additional specialism in sleep difficulties effected by disabilities, and how psychology approaches can improve the quality of sleep. Brett is part of London Paediatric Sleep Group where he continues to develop his knowledge and awareness of relevant research and treatment.
 
Brett is extremely enthusiastic about providing psychological treatment, support and intervention to people with mental health difficulties and challenges and has a zest for undertaking research that will lead to professional improvements, in a rapidly evolving mental health landscape.
 
As a member of the Board of Trustees of Mind in Croydon, Brett is able to contribute his clinical knowledge and expertise to the charity’s work with people experiencing mental health difficulties and supports other Mind projects in a voluntary capacity.
 
Brett is a passionate speaker at events and conferences on mental health and its impact on our society.
 

Qualifications:

Master Degree: Humanistic Integrative & Psychodynamics Psychotherapy

Degree: Pre-practitioner Course in Counselling skills

Degree: BA Social Care

Training:

Insitute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
Level 7 - Coaching and Mentoring

ADOS Trained in diagnostic assessment  and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Workingwith Couples (Tavistock & Portman)

Mindfulness (Tavistock & Portman)
Working with Children & Young People (BACP)
Working with Addiction & Bereavement (BACP)
Managing children’s sleep disorders in clinical practice (Southampton Children Hospital)

Clinical experience:

Drug and Alcohol misuse
Mental Health (Schizophrenia/Personality Disorder and other associate disorders)
Domestic Violence and all types of abuse
Depression and Anxiety
Confidence and Self-Esteem
Learning Disability and Neuro Developmental Conditions